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Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre! Photo Theater Stories: A BRONX TALE, THE PROM, DIANA & More About The Longacre Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 31, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Longacre Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including A Bronx Tale, The Prom, and The Lightning Thief, the next show that is set to open at the theater, Diana, and much more!

Additional Celebrity Judge & Contestant Announced For STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT SOIREE & TALENT COMPETITION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

More celebrity judges have stepped up for a fantastic live virtual event to shine the spotlight on the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids (AOK) Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to allowing children in need to benefit from creative expression, increased self-esteem, improved academic focus, vital sense of belonging, and positive reinforcement through the performing arts.

Fredi Walker-Browne, Ryan Knowles, Devin Trey Campbell and More to Take Part in STEP  Photo Fredi Walker-Browne, Ryan Knowles, Devin Trey Campbell and More to Take Part in STEP INTO THE SPOTLIGHT SOIREE & TALENT COMPETITION
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

A fantastic virtual event will shine the spotlight on the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to allowing children in need to benefit from creative expression, increased self-esteem, improved academic focus, vital sense of belonging, and positive reinforcement through the performing arts.

Telly Leung, Karen Mason, Ann Harada, and More Announced For BITE-SIZED BROADWAY Musi Photo Telly Leung, Karen Mason, Ann Harada, and More Announced For BITE-SIZED BROADWAY Musical Podcast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020

IndieWorks Theatre Company today announced cast members from Broadway, West End, Television and digital media platforms will star in the company's new podcast, Bite-Sized Broadway: A Mini-Musical Podcast.

Rob Rokicki and Broadway Cast Members From THE LIGHTNING THIEF Will Appear At Broadwa Photo Rob Rokicki and Broadway Cast Members From THE LIGHTNING THIEF Will Appear At BroadwayCon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Rob Rokicki, composer and lyricist of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical will appear in an exclusive Q&A session at this year's BroadwayCon with David Gordon, President of the Outer Critics Circle, on Saturday, January 25 at 12:00pm.

Kerry Butler, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Randy Rainbow and More to Appear at BroadwayCon  Photo Kerry Butler, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Randy Rainbow and More to Appear at BroadwayCon Album Signing Booth
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Broadway Records (Van Dean, President) announced today the full lineup of artists appearing at this year's BroadwayCon Album Signing Booth. The lineup of the artists includes Rob Rokicki and the Broadway cast of The Lightning Thief, Kerry Butler, Randy Rainbow, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and more.

Simply the Best: The Shows that Ruled 2019 Photo Simply the Best: The Shows that Ruled 2019
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

As we count down the last days of 2019, New York City's top theatre critics have been taking stock of the theatre season- deciding on their personal choices for their favorite productions of the year. With so many stellar plays, musicals, revivals and new works, both on Broadway and off, a slew of shows have gained recognition from the critics this year. Check out our roundup of 'Best of' lists for theatre this year. Be sure to check back later for new additions as they're released!

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Announces 2020-2021 National Tour Photo THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Announces 2020-2021 National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Following the conclusion of its strictly limited 16-week holiday engagement on Broadway, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical will return to the road for a national touring production in the 2020-2021 season.

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Releases a Deluxe Edition And Karaoke  Photo THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Releases a Deluxe Edition And Karaoke Album
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

Broadway Records announced today the surprise release of the Deluxe Edition of the Original Cast Recording of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical as well as a Karaoke Album, now available digitally. Physical copies of the Deluxe cast album are only available at www.BroadwayRecords.com and at the Longacre Theater on Broadway, where the show is playing a strictly limited engagement that must end January 5, 2020.

The Milano Green Jazz Scene Announces Lineup At Haswell Green's Photo The Milano Green Jazz Scene Announces Lineup At Haswell Green's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

The Milano Green Jazz Scene, featuring live jazz by Jason Prover & The Sneak Thievery Quartet (Sleep No More, Jazz Age Lawn Party), will take over the popular midtown venue Haswell Green's from 9pm-Midnight, every Monday night, starting November 18th, 2019.

BWW Contest: Submit Your LIGHTNING THIEF TikTok For A Chance To Win Tickets! Photo BWW Contest: Submit Your LIGHTNING THIEF TikTok For A Chance To Win Tickets!
by BWW Contests - Nov 4, 2019

Get ready to head to Camp Half-blood because BroadwayWorld is giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to The Lightning Thief! To enter, record your very own TikTok using the song of your choice from The Lightning Thief's cast recording, use the hashtag #LightningThiefBWW, and tag @officialbroadwayworld in your TikTok post. Entries must be submitted by 11:59PM ET on November 8th, and winners will be contacted shortly after. Bring on the monsters and enter TODAY!

BWW Review: Teenage Demigods On A Quest in THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUS Photo BWW Review: Teenage Demigods On A Quest in THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
by Michael Dale - Oct 17, 2019

The preteens dressed in their matinee finest seemed to be having a swell time when this critic attended The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. So really, if this review seems less than enthusiastic, it's written with the full understanding that pleasing an overly-seasoned playgoer who, until recently, thought this was going to be a jukebox musical about some songwriter named Percy Jackson, is not a priority.

BWW TV: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Celebrates an Opening Night Worthy of the Gods! Photo BWW TV: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Celebrates an Opening Night Worthy of the Gods!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 17, 2019

The Longacre Theatre was the place to be last night as the best of Broadway gathered to celebrate an opening night worth of the gods. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical officially arrived yesterday, October 16, 2019.

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE LIGHTNING THIEF Photo Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for THE LIGHTNING THIEF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

The Longacre Theatre was the place to be last night as the best of Broadway gathered to celebrate an opening night worth of the gods. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical officially arrived yesterday, October 16, 2019.

Photo Coverage: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway! Photo Photo Coverage: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

The Longacre Theatre was the place to be last night as the best of Broadway gathered to celebrate an opening night worth of the gods. The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical officially arrived yesterday, October 16, 2019.

Review Roundup: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens on Broadway- The Critics Weigh In! Photo Review Roundup: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens on Broadway- The Critics Weigh In!
by Review Roundups - Oct 16, 2019

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical opens officially tonight, October 16, at the Longacre Theatre (220 W. 48th Street).

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by TV - Red Carpets - Oct 16, 2019

Wake Up With BWW 10/16: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 10/16: THE LIGHTNING THIEF Opens, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2019

Today's top stories: The Lightning Thief officially opens tonight, and more!

BWW Flashback: Percy Jackson's Long Road to Broadway with THE LIGHTNING THIEF Photo BWW Flashback: Percy Jackson's Long Road to Broadway with THE LIGHTNING THIEF
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2019

The Lightning Thief is currently in previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre, ahead of its October 16 opening. Fans have been loving this new musical since its premiere in 2014, and now it has finally hit the Great White Way for a limited run. Want to learn more about where Percy Jackson has been before Broadway? We're taking a walk down memory lane with a flashback through the show's journey!

BWW TV: The Cast Of THE LIGHTNING THIEF Visits The Top Of The Empire State Building Photo BWW TV: The Cast Of THE LIGHTNING THIEF Visits The Top Of The Empire State Building
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 10, 2019

Get a peek at the cast of The Lightning Thief visiting the top of NYC's most famous building and previewing songs from the show!

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